Northern Ireland: the most popular names

Find out which names are top of the chart in the most recent report by the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research agency, based on the number of registrations of birth…

Top of the Tots 2006

BoysGirls
1=Jack1=Katie
2=Matthew2Grace
3Ryan3Emma
4=James4=Sophie
5=Daniel5Ellie
6Adam6Lucy
7=Joshua7Sarah
8Callum8Hannah
9=Ben9Jessica
10Ethan10Erin

Trends in names for girls in 2005

The highest climbing names in 2005 were Isabella, Ruby and Ava, while the biggest drop in rank was for Jade.

Trends in names for boys in 2005

The highest climbers were Noah, Calum and Harvey and greatest drop was for Aodhan.

Top 100 names for Girls and Boys in 2005

RankGirlsRankBoys
1Katie1Jack
2Emma2Matthew
3Elie3Adam
4Sophie4James
5Niamh5Daniel
6Hannah6Ryan
7Amy7Joshua
8Sarah8Jamie
9Anna9Ben
10Leah10Conor
11Chloe11Ethan
12Aoife12Thomas
12Caitlin13Luke
12Lucy14Aaron
15Rachel15Dylan
16Erin16Callum
17Rebecca17Michael
18Aimee18Jake
19Jessica19Sean
20Emily20Nathan
20Megan21Lewis
22Grace22John
23Molly23Patrick
24Lauren24Eoin
25Cara25Samuel
26Ella26Christopher
27Holly27Shea
28Nicole28Benjamin
29Abigail28Charlie
29Eva30Oisin
29Shannon31Andrew
32Eimear32Harry
33Abbie33William
34Ciara34David
35Charlotte35Kyle
35Olivia36Mark
37Caoimhe37Cormac
37Ellen 38Darragh
39Eve38Joseph
40Mia38Josh
41Madison41Corey
42Jodie42Niall
42Laura42Stephen
44Zara44Reece
45Aine44Sam
46Bethany46Ronan
47Kate47Calum
48Beth47Cameron
49Orla49Jay
49Zoe49Robert
51Alicia49Tyler
51Clodagh52Odhran
51Naomi53Ciaran
51Ruby55Noah
55Catherine56Caolan
56Courtney56Jonathan
57Brooke56Jude
58Cliodhna56Peter
59Faith60Alexander
59Orlaith60Liam
59Rebekah62Jacob
62Evie63Paul
62Mollie64Oliver
64Elizabeth64Owen
65Paige64Tiernan
66Ava67Scott
66Maria68Aidan
66Mary68Shane
66Morgan70Connor
70Alexandra71Rhys
70Amber71Ruairi
72Hollie73Bradley
72Tara73Oran
74Alex75Alex
74Cora76Lee
74Georgia77Harvey
74Jenna77Max
74Rhianna79Rory
74Victoria80Ross
70Lara80Taylor
80Natasha82Tiarnan
80Rachael82Conall
83Isabella83Leo
83Katelyn85Daire
83Louise85Eoghan
86Alice85Finn
86Jasmine85Kevin
86Kirsten88Brandon
89Amelia89Lorcan
89Kayla91Jordan
89Sophia91Logan
92Abi93Cian
92Annie93Evan
92Melissa93Isaac
92Sinead96Bailey
96Kaitlyn97Curtis
96Kirsty97Tom
96Rhiannon99Charles
99Alisha99Darren
99Chantelle
99Gemma
99Jane
99Jennifer
99Lois
99Robyn

Source: General Register Office for Northern Ireland

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